Tag Archives: Property law

Chapter 13 Tax Discharges

Today TaxMama hears from Mark in Arkansas, who wants to know, “I have filed a Bankruptcy Chapter 13 repayment plan. Can I have my taxes dismissed in a “tax bankruptcy” even if they’re already in included my Chapter 13 filing?” Dear Mark, Chapter 13 bankruptcy is like a personal re-organization. You get to reduce some […]

Eminent Domain

Today TaxMama hears from Penny in Kansas who asks. “If a gas station owner is forced by the government to sell part of his property so a street can be widened, is that considered involuntary conversion? Eminent domain? Do you know how this situation should be treated tax-wise?”

Lien Me Alone

Today TaxMama hears from Cali in Louisiana who asks. “I understand that a Federal Tax Lien placed on a parcel of land is for 10 years from the assessment date. Can the IRS renew the lien or does it expire?”

Lien on Me

Today Michael from Oxnard reports, “I have two liens against my home from my county hospital for a medical bill I never paid. If I quit claim the deed to someone else, am I relieved from having my liens affect the property?